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CSPAN
Sep 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
of the united nations general assembly where we had details for foreign heads of state and services. in the era of criminal investigations, we are investigating financial crimes and prevented roughly $13.5 billion in potential losses. building on that success, the number of financial crime cases we closed in 2010 closed at over 2009 levels. a reflection of our ability to adopt to emerging trends in financial crimes. we expect fy 2012 to be the most demanding year that we have faced since the presidential campaign. the biggest demand on our time and resources will be the 2012 presidential campaign which includes canada it -- candidate nominee protections and six plant -- in preparation, we began part -- training in 2011. these details recently completed their training and will be assigned to provide protection for presidential candidates. the details are comprised of special agents from our offices that have rotational assignments. upon completing a rotational assignment, each agent returns to their respective field office to return their criminal investigations or participating outs
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
administration even consider giving president ahmadinejad a visa to attend the united nations general assembly meeting? i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> i ask permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. blumenauer: mr. speaker, last night roger was honored for his 20 years leadership as defenders ever of wildlife, where he became a key pillar of the american environmental movement. the successful reintroduction of the gray wolf in the american west is an example of his tenacity, skill and vision. whether roger was fighting to protect our environmental laws from assault or using them for their intended purposes, he showed how even in difficult times people would respond to protect what they cherish. that is how we built defenders of wildlife in the formedible political and policy force, increasing the membership 1,500% to almost a million people. whether it's taking his phone call, taking a visit or exploring the refuge with roger, his passion was cle
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
general assembly of the united nations. i also would like to express my thanks for this excellency ban ki moon for his re-election as secretary-general. i stand today before you, excellencies, feeling sadness for the loss of more than 30,000 martryrs. they sacrificed their lives in my country. their sacred blood was shed to y for a new histor for th the new libya. by the same token, i bow to the mothers, who today know that their sons sacrifice was just and rightful. had events been repeated, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters would have done the very same to write the same history. from this rostrum, let is a moot, all those martyrs whose blood was shed, all mothers and fathers and john kasich. i salute the wounded in hospitals inside and outside libya. mr. president, ladies and gentlemen, two years ago. in this very hall, in this very spot, moammar gaddafi stood before you tearing the charter of the united nations. in a pathetic, theatrical move, one that flouts international values as if those rules that govern the work of international organizations can be judged in such a manner or
CSPAN
Sep 19, 2011 10:00am EDT
united nations this week to speak at a fund- raiser later this evening. on wednesday, the president will make remarks to the united nations general assembly. it was announced last week that the palestinian president would seek unanimous vote -- recognition from the state -- for the state of palestine -- seek united nations recognition for the state of palestine, something in that bid states is opposed to. caller: thank you for taking my call, and i do respect the commander in chief. i have been in the service. i was in the air force during the vietnam era. i am retired now at my age. i like some of the things the president said, as far as getting more backbone. i think the president as the commander-in-chief, has to be decisive in his decision. however, i have seen this country over the last 40-plus years slowly deteriorated because of all the things that have been happening in our government. the government is here to serve the people, not the other way around. i would like to see the government actually take a less active role in telling the people how they should live their lives, ok? what i would like to see happen from the commander-in-c
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2011 9:00pm EDT
leader yasser arafat -- [applause] he assured the members of the general assembly, he urged the united nations to recognize the inalienable rights of the palestinians. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. do not let the olive branch fall from my hands. president arafat again addressed the assembly. the palestinian people adopted the session held that same year in algeria. when we adopted this program, we were taking a painful and very difficult step for all of us. especially those, including myself, that lost their home, their towns, and their villages, carrying some of our belongings. and the keys to our homes. the diaspora in 1948. one of the worst operations of removal of a vibrant and cohesive society. the cultural, education, an economic renaissance of the arab middle east. , andse of our conviction a because we have the courage to make difficult decisions, we have decided to adopt the path of relativism. that is the correct part of this great historic -- against our people. only 22% of the territory of historic palestine. our goal is the territory occupied by israel in 1967. we m
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2011 1:00am EDT
must assume a historic responsibility. it is the general assembly of the united nations that must not miss this appointment with history. the solution is on the table. let us take this compromise solution over the blockage. that might satisfy everyone here. it will create violence, the tennis and opposition. the so both imperil the weakening of the arab people. the tragedy will cease for a simple reason. it has gone on for too long. thank you. >> tomorrow, dennis on the federal budget. the republicans on the un vote on palestinian independence. also a personal finance reporter talks about how the new consumer protection bureau regulate the credit scoring agency. it begins live each morning at 7:00 eastern. >> this weekend's, american history television. the literary life from the 2012 national conventions. karen on dreaming of dixie, how the south was created in american popular culture. also a visit to the installation between independence the stores and publishers. toward the 11th president. a discussion with the civil rights leader charles jones on his experiences stirring the 1960
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
morning at the united nations president obama shared with an international audience his commitment to israel's security in the midst of a challenging region and complex times. the administration approached this year's u.n. general assembly standing strong with our ally in many respects. from once again boycotting the antisem ethic activities surrounding the durban conference, to pledging to veto any palestinian unilateral declaration of independence in the security council, to working all summer with our partners and allies against the unending efforts to criticize and delegitimize israel at the u.n. president obama has been a stalwart ally of israel in this international forum. i'm so pleased that he continued in that vein this morning with his address to the general assembly. in his historic speech to this global audience, president obama once again demonstrated his stalwart support for our friend and ally, israel. importantly president obama used this opportunity at the united nations to unambiguously state his support for direct bilateral negotiations as the only way to solve the israeli-palestinian conflict and create a palestinian state. as the president said, a genuine peace can only be realized between the israelis and t
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2011 10:00am EDT
rapidly the general assembly of the united nations will be meeting. it's anticipated that we are going to have a real problem with the palestinian authority suggesting that a palestinian state be recognized at the u.n. what are we going to do about that? what is the program the administration as it approaches the u.n. and this ongoing problem which has perceived a long way down the trail but is close at hand? >> senator, the administration has been very clear that all of us hope for a two-state solution in middle east peace. a viable palestine and secure israel with clear borders. we do not believe that a u.n. resolution will get us to that place. and the secretary of state and the president are doing everything they can to make it clear to the world that we think that this is not a positive step forward should a resolution come to pass. my understanding from the state department is that there has been a very broad and very vig russ -- every capital in the world that this is high on the agenda for every meeting the secretary has with every world leader. today i understand that both spe
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
: president obama will give his third address to the united nations general assembly. live coverage on line starting at 9:00 a.m. eastern time on c- span.org. the president is expected to address the middle east peace process. the president spoke yesterday on libya, touting it as a model of what the international community can achieve. that's where we will begin this morning, with your take on the role of the u.n. and world affairs. >> libya is a lesson in what the international community can achieve when we stand together as one. i said at the beginning of this process, we cannot and should not intervene every time there is injustice in the world, yet it is also true that there are problems where the world could have and should have summoned the will to prevent the killing of innocents on a horrific scale. we are forever haunted by the atrocities we did not prevent and the lives we did not save. this time was different. this time we, through the united nations, found the courage and the collective will to act. host: let me begin with the front page of "the washington times." they said
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2011 2:00pm EDT
. >> in the name of god, most gracious, most merciful. mr. secretary general of the united nations, ladies and gentlemen, at the outset, i extend my congratulations to his excellency on his assumption of the presidency of the assembly for this session. and i wish him every success. i also congratulate the secretary general mr. ban ki- moon for his reelection at the helm of the united nations. his efforts have strengthened the role of united nations. the question of palestine is intricately linked to the united nations, barring resolutions adopted by its various organizations and agencies and through ascension and lauded role the united nations relief and works agency in the near east which embody the responsibility for the plight of palestine refugees or the victim's of the catastrophe that occurred in 1948. we aspire for and seek a greater and more effective role for the united nations in working to achieve a just and comprehensive peace in our region that ensures ine unknowable -- the indelibl alienable rights and legitimacy embodied by the united nations. mr. president, ladies and gentlemen, a year ago, at the same time as in this hall, distinguished leaders and heads of delegations addressed the stalled peace efforts in our region. everyone had high hopes for a new round of final status negotiations wh
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2011 10:30pm EDT
- span.org/thecontenders. next, a united nations speech by iraqi president talibani. then it will put a gloss on palestine's application for text -- for statehood. then israeli prime minister netanyahu. in a speech to the general assembly, jalal talabani supports statehood for the palestinian people. the iraqi president also spoke about security and economic stability in this country. his remarks about 20 minutes. >> mr. president, allow me to congratulate you and our brothers, the people of qatar, on the occasion of your presidency of the 66th session of the general assembly. our delegation will be of assistance to you in performing your duties, and we're confident that the experience and wisdom will be an important factor in the success of the general assembly. our thanks also go to your ess,ecessor, mr. joseph dic for his presidency of the general assembly in its outgoing session. i would also like to congratulate the un secretary general mr. ban ki-moon on his re-election for a second term as secretary general and wish him all success in his work. mr. president, it is an honor to stand in front of you one more time, to brief you and the notable developments that iraq is witnessing as it works on building of modern state t
CSPAN
Sep 15, 2011 1:00pm EDT
brings -- aliyav served as the permanent representative to the united nations from 2002 to 2006. during this period he was chairman of the fourth committee of special political and decolonization of the 60th u.n. general assembly. vice president of the economic and social council from 2004 and 2005 and vice president of the u.n. conference on illicit trade and small arms and light weapons in all its aspects in 2001. . began his career in 1992, serving as charge kay defair as azerbaijan's commission. he was the 47th through 56th sessions of the united nations general assembly. having joined the ministry of foreign affairs of azerbaijan in 1989, the ambassador has held the post of political officer first secretary, and deputy director of the ministries department of information and political analysis, as well as director of department of international organizations. i took up oriental studies of state university in 1972 and received the school's highest degree in 197 . he did postgraduate research as russia's academy of science in moscow. in the early 1990's he also studied for a year at the diplomatic academy of russia's foreign ministry of affairs. he's fluent in english, arabic, russian, and turkish. on a personal
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2011 8:00pm EDT
libya, this is a historic day. last friday, the general assembly of the united nations overwhelmingly voted to accept the credentials of the new libyan leadership. today we are honored to formally recommend them into the international community and to the first major meeting at the united nations. president jalil, i am sure you saw your new flag this morning flying proudly outside this building. i am pleased to note -- is in this room as well. you and the people of libya, we offer our congratulations and best wishes for the future. for the past seven months, you have fought courageously for your fundamental rights and freedoms. women and young people were in the vanguard in the political and social and economic life of the country. as you look to the future, i want you to know that the united nations will support you in every way we can. excellencies, the security council and several regional organizations met the challenge with the speed and decisive action to protect the libyan people from violence. today we must once again respond with such speed and decisive action. this time, to
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2011 1:00am EDT
you. [applause] >> our coverage of the united nations general assembly continues over the next few days. tomorrow on c-span 3, we will hear speeches from other leaders. president obama will be included. our live coverage starts at 9:00 a.m. eastern. today, the pentagon officially repealed the military's don't ask, don't tell policy banning gays from serving openly in the military. we will hear from defense secretary panetta and joint chiefs of staff chairman m ullin. then we will hear wedarrell -- we will hear from darrell issa. >> eugene robinson on black america, and isabel wilkerson on african-american possum migration north and west. douglas wallace on spymasters. woodrow wilson's first lady and david mccullough on the greater journey. " our and our national foot -- our entire schedule -- look for our entire schedule at our website. u.s. military has officially repealed this policy which had an openly gay americans from serving in the armed forces. don't ask don't tell instituted during the clinton administration cost 14,000 men and women to be discharged in the last 18 years.
CSPAN
Sep 16, 2011 10:30pm EDT
born, the united nations -- was born as well, by tens and hundreds of the resolution and recommendations issued by the general assembly and the security council. but these resolutions were in a way in vain. we go to the united nations to ask and to demand for a legal right which is the full membership of the palestinian state in this organization. we convey with our fellow palestinian delegation the pain of our people to achieve this goal and to put an end to the torture, and we enjoy our right with -- enjoy our freedom within a palestinian state within the borders of june 4, 1967 with jerusalem as the capital of our nation. our efforts, our continuous efforts so as to reach through negotiations, a resolution to end the occupation and to lead to the establishment of an independent palestinian state is at a locker. because of the policies of the israeli government that is rejecting to commit itself with negotiations on the basis of the international legal resolutions and agreement signed with the p.l.o. and it's a policy of celtments and as the jewish approach to jerusalem so that it never leads to the solution of the two
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2011 1:00am EDT
to to the security council and to the general assembly. all members of the united nations will have a chance to vote. my guess is that the senate -- the palestinians will get 140 nations who will vote for their becoming a state. this will not change the occupation of palestine by the israelis. it will make the -- if they do a veto, they will not become a fully recognized a member of the united nations but it will become an observer if the general assembly votes. this will get them access to membership and it is a step forward. i would not be in favor of this if united states had put forward any comprehensive peace proposal as president obama has announced. one, a freeze on all is really settlements and also based on the 1967 borders. if they would put forward that proposal as a basis point of negotiation, both the palestinians and the carter center would be in favor of peace talks based on those issues. the israelis are not willing to accept those proposals and president obama is not willing to make that effort. as an alternative to the stalemate, we reluctantly would support the pa
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
palestine occupied territory. and yet, even here in the general assembly the truth can sometimes break through. in 1984, when i was appointed israel ds ambassador to the unite nation's i visited a great rabi. he said to me -- and ladies and gentlemen i don't want any of you to be offended because from personal experience of serving here i know there are many honorable men and women, many capable and decent people serving their nations here. but here's what the rabi said to me. he said to me you will be serving in a house of many lines. and then he said, remember, that even in the darkest place the light of a single candle can be seen far and wide. today i hope that the light of truth will shine if only for a few minutes in a hall that for too long has been a place of darkness for my country. so as israel's prime minister, i didn't come here to win applause. i came here to speak the truth. the truth is -- [applause] the truth is that israel wants peace. the truth is that i want peace. the truth is that in the middle east at all times but especially during these turbulent days peace must be anchored in security. the truth is that we cannot achieve peace through u.n. res
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
united nations. the composition of the security council is unjust, and therefore, a changing and structuring of the united nations are considered as the basic demand of the nation's that must be addressed by the general assembly. during the last sessions i emphasize the importance of this issue, and called for the designation of this decade as a decade of collective global management. and that the capacity and resources must be modernized. i reiterate my proposal, that through international cooperation, efforts are committed and world leaders -- to the assistance on justice and support, of all the other nations. we can expedite the building of a common, large future. this movements is presently on the rightful path of creation. with the assurance of the future of humanity. a future that will be billed when humanity initiates to tread the path of the divine profitsp, under the leadership of imam, the ultimate savior of mankind and the inheriter to all divine messengers and the few. generation of our great prophet. the creation of a supreme an ideal society, with the arrival of a perfect human being, and a lover of all human beings, this is the guaranteed promise. he will come with jesus christ to lead freedom and just
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2011 1:00pm EDT
united states will veto this effort in the united nations security council, but the palestinians now plan to take their effort both to the security council, probably, but certainly to the general assembly where all the members of the united nations have a chance to vote. my guess is that the palestinians will get 140 or 150 nations who will vote for their becoming a state. this will not change the occupation of palestine by the israelis, and it will just make -- if the united states does veto the security council, then they will not become a fully recognized member of the united nations, but they will become an unofficial recognized observer, and this would give them certain access to membership in international organizations, and it would be a step forward. i would not be in favor of this if the united states had put forward any sort of comprehensive peace proposal. as president obama has announced on two major occasions, one a freeze on all israeli settlements inside palestine, and also, based on the 1967 borders -- if the united states had put forward that proposal as a basis for negotiation, then both the palestinians and the carter center would be in favor of peace talks based on those
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2011 8:00pm EDT
presiding over the 65th session of the general assembly. our thanks also go to mr. ban ki-moon on his reelection as secretary-general of the united nations. we express thanks and appreciation to him, and that general secretariat staff for their efforts over the past year. in particular, is falling out of the situation in our country. excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, we wish to congratulate the people of south sudan on the assumption other place to united nations. we use it or do we wish to congratulate the transitional council in libya. -- we wish to congratulate the transitional council in libya. my country has been witnessing since last january a huge package -- a put huge political crisis. the political opposition that has been one of the main components of our system since the establishment of a state of unity in yemen in may 1990. it decided to relinquish and rejected the principle of consensus. refusing to implement the agreement that we have had since 2006. following its failure in the elections. as these parties -- they will not allow them to seize power. therefore there has been violence which threatens the outbreak of civil war
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2011 1:00am EDT
nations. the composition of the security council is unjust and inequitable. therefore, changes and structure of the united nations are considered as the basic demands of the nations that must be addressed by the general assembly. during the last session i emphasize the importance of this issue and called for the designation of this decade as the decade of shared and collective global management. and that all capacities and resources must be mobilized in a -- in that. i would like to reiterate my proposal. i'm sure that through international cooperation, efforts of committed to world leaders or governments and through the insistence on justice and the support of all other nations, we can expedite the building of a common bright future. this movement is certainly on the task of creation with the assurance of a promising future for humanity, a future that will be built when humanity initiates' to tread the path of the divine profits and under the leadership of iman al mahdi, the savior, to all divine messengers, are great profit. -- our great profit. creation of a supreme and ideal society with the arrival of a perfect human being who is a true lover of all human beings is the guarantee promise of allah. he will come wi
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2011 1:00am EDT
speeches at the u.n. general assembly, chromium and's foreign minister, followed by a foreign minister of pakistan. united nations security council meets tomorrow morning to consider the palestinian request for statehood and full membership in the land. a number of countries have expressed their support for the measure carried off for more vote is not expected for several weeks. the u.s. has said it will veto the request. all live coverage at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span to. last weekend, vladimir putin said that he would run for the russian presidency after the current president announced he would not seek reelection. later in the day here on c- span, followed give what the move means for u.s.-russia relations. live coverage gets started at 12:20 p.m. eastern at the center for the national interest. >> to chief economist for the american bankers association, james chessen, said earlier that the u.s. economy is stronger than in 2008 but still faces problems. he discusses the global economy and how what is happening in europe could affect the u.s. recovered his remarks about 50 minutes. >> thank you very much, paul. can eve
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